breathing apparatus

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a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure

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They used eight breathing apparatus and two main hose jets to tackle the blaze, thought to have broken out in a dry cleaning room at Bannatyne Health Club.
Six firefighters using breathing apparatus tackled the blaze which totally destroyed the bar.
Firefighters used breathing apparatus, hose reels and amain jet to tackle the blaze and remained at the property damping down until 3.48am.
Verma claimed that there were adequate breathing apparatus. However, speaking to M AIL T ODAY , he said that only 15- 20 firemen had taken the apparatus.
SPRINGFIELD - Springfield Fire and Life Safety will spend more than $300,000 on new radios and breathing apparatus as its merger with the Eugene Fire Department enters the home stretch.
Crews used a hose reel, covering jet, thermal imaging camera and breathing apparatus to tackle the fire.
Sydney, Australia, February 15, 2012 --( Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA, PROTECTA and UNILINE brands of fall protection equipment has announced the launch of their new DBI-SALA Delta[TM] REPEL[TM] Breathing Apparatus (BA) Full Body Harness Range.
Firemen were forced to put on breathing apparatus to make their way into the house at Mclaurin Crescent after battling the blaze.
Depending on the mission and requirements the FM53 can be used as a standalone APR or self-contained breathing apparatus, a powered air purifying respirator or closed circuit breathing apparatus.
Firefighters, using breathing apparatus, tackled the fierce fire for over an hour.
Draeger has introduced its new breathing apparatus which it says is ideal for use in industrial applications requiring either a short-duration entry unit, airline emergency escape breathing apparatus or dual function unit.
After Chornyj found nothing on the market outside of the bulky, single cylinder, self-contained breathing apparatus, he decided to design a better one.
The M-8 Pico Custom Cordset and Mating Receptacle is a custom designed cable and connector system designed for use in life support systems, such as the NXG2 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, which provides firefighters with vital air and breathing information to help protect them against suffocation.
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were called in and police were forced to close the road for up to five hours.
Steve, 22, plunged into the ground floor flat below wearing a full breathing apparatus kit on his back.